Germany readies to make shooting wolves easier

From Euractiv:

Wolves and their impact on livestock farming have been the centre of debates in Brussels in recent months, especially after European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen launched an informal consultation on wolf populations across Europe in early September, with a view to reviewing their high protection status.

But in Germany, too, the “wolf question” has been a centre of attention, with conservationists arguing that the large carnivores should be protected as a species, while farmers warn that this poses a danger to livestock herds and, therefore, their businesses.


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